Shamubeel Eaqub

12 Apr 18, 7:41am
One of the world’s biggest credit rating agencies says as Government debt is already so low, increasing it by a few percentage points would be unlikely to impact NZ's overall credit rating
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16 Mar 18, 3:12pm
The Govt’s target of getting net Crown debt down to 20% of GDP by 2022 has been questioned, but Finance Minister Grant Robertson is not budging from his commitment
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25 Feb 18, 7:24am
Eric Crampton argues fixing problems constraining infrastructure financing and with local government housing supply incentives must be the Govt's most important task
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12 Feb 18, 2:43pm
Housing Minister Phil Twyford has hit back at claims his Government is not ambitious enough with its KiwiBuild policy and says expect ‘far more’ than 100,000 new houses over the next decade
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12 Feb 18, 1:45pm
There is a danger in over-examining issues such as the housing market, rather than just rolling up sleeves and taking action
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12 Feb 18, 10:01am
A 'stocktake' of the housing market commissioned by the Govt paints a 'sobering impact of the housing crisis, particularly on children', says Housing Minister Phil Twyford
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20 Sep 17, 9:11am
National, Labour and the Greens want to reduce government debt. But is it the right time for political parties to be campaigning on tightening the government’s purse strings?
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18 Sep 17, 7:36am
English defends campaign ads, looks to seniors & families; Ardern defends tax U-turn; Greens want landlords registered & maintenance bonds; Seymour touts positive poll; TOP says 5% in reach, gets qualified Eaqub support
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30 Aug 17, 7:36am
Shamubeel Eaqub says there is a failure to think long-term by both local and central government. Local authorities are not the only ones responsible for the housing crisis, but they can do a lot, he believes
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3 Jun 17, 6:02am
Shamubeel Eaqub says the reality is that we are soft on white-collar crime and we aren’t good at regularly updating our rules and regulations
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6 Apr 17, 12:00pm
Shamubeel Eaqub rails against govt failures that led to an undersupply of 500,000 homes over 30 years, and rising societal gaps as social housing was ignored
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6 Mar 17, 1:32pm
Anthony Healy tweets apology for Tony Alexander's 'inflammatory remarks' about the housing crisis, saying inter-generational debates aren't helpful
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29 Sep 16, 8:26am
Geoff Simmons critiques Nigel Latta's view of what is wrong with our economy; claims Latta missed the biggest factor - the misdirection of capital into housing
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29 Jul 16, 10:02am
Matt Nolan on the Top 10 misleading economic facts
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22 Jun 16, 4:34pm
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at killing ageism to help keep the silver tsunami employed as the population ages and New Zealand suffers a skills shortage
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22 Jan 16, 10:16am
Shamubeel Eaqub on whether gold is really a defensive asset, 2008 reprised, economic forecasting, oil, inflation, China's GDP, Davos & more
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15 Jan 16, 2:17pm
Shamubeel Eaqub says there could be a modest correction in Auckland house prices but a potentially major downturn in Christchurch and Chinese investors won't be coming back
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21 Dec 15, 1:02pm
The 2015 Interesties featuring John Key, Graeme Wheeler, Chinese property investors (or not), a boxing commenter, charts, ghost houses, a swearing economist, Mr O'Loan, immigrants, bubbles & plenty of disruption
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10 Nov 15, 10:55am
Chinese investor challenges NZ to stop treating foreign investors as 'privileged'; Calls for OIO to be revamped; Experts question whether Govt has public support to make changes
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2 Oct 15, 10:46am
Shamubeel Eaqub on housing affordability, house building & designing, the potential for a mass emerging markets default, VW, El Nino, climate change, Dilbert & more
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